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Hong Kong metro train derails during rush hour, disrupting service on 2 lines (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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A Hong Kong metro train derailed at Hung Hom station in the middle of rush hour, injuring at least one person and causing commuter chaos as service on two lines was disrupted in a rare accident for the rail system. ​The MTR commuter train suddenly swayed and lost a door before coming to a stop Read More

Philippine fast food specialist Jollibee hungry to expand in U.S., China

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MANILA (Reuters) – Jollibee Foods Corp (JFC.PS), the Philippine fast food specialist known for fried ‘Chickenjoy’ and chopped hotdogs in sweet spaghetti sauce, is doubling down on expansion plans in the United States and China that are likely to include more M&A. Ernesto Tanmantiong (R), President and CEO of Jollibee Foods Corp, and CFO Ysmael Read More

Hong Kong Exchange makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain’s LSE

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HK) made a surprise $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) on Wednesday, aiming to sabotage the LSE’s acquisition of data company Refinitiv and create a global trading powerhouse. The unsolicited approach, a proposal contingent on the LSE ditching its $27 billion Refinitiv deal, Read More

#BoycottMillennials trends in India after finance minister blames young people for poor car sales

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has blamed the ongoing slowdown in the Indian automotive sector on millennials, and the online meme merchants wasted no time in making hay out of the comments. It didn’t take long for commuting millennials to get to work creating memes under the hashtag #BoycottMillennials, which trended across the country overnight. Sithraman Read More

Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 billion to take over London Stock Exchange

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L), an offer contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refinitiv. FILE PHOTO: The name of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited is displayed at the entrance in Hong Kong, China Read More

Three people shot dead in Dutch city of Dordrecht, mayor describes incident as ‘very serious’

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Three people have been shot dead in the Dutch city of Dordrecht, near Rotterdam, according to police. Another victim was seriously injured. The incident took place at around 7pm local time on Monday, in the Heimerstein neighborhood of the city. Police soon descended on the scene of the shooting, which took place inside a home. Read More

Several people shot in Dutch city of Dordrecht, mayor describes incident as ‘very serious’

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Several people have been shot dead in the Dutch city of Dordrecht, near Rotterdam, according to police. Unconfirmed reports state that three had been killed. The incident occurred at around 6pm local time on Monday, in the Heimerstein neighborhood of the city. Police soon descended on the scene of the shooting, which is believed to Read More

Hong Kong protesters call on Trump to help as march turns violent

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Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have appealed to Donald Trump to help them as their latest march descended into violent clashes with police. Thousands of people, many carrying US flags, marched to the US consulate to deliver petitions before police used tear gas to disperse them after fires were started in an upmarket district. The Read More

New York City sues T-Mobile over ‘rampant’ customer sales abuses

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City sued T-Mobile USA Inc (TMUS.O) on Wednesday, accusing the fourth-largest U.S. mobile phone company of engaging in “rampant” sales abuses of customers for its lower-priced, prepaid wireless brand, Metro by T-Mobile. FILE PHOTO: A T-Mobile store is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., Read More

Four ‘uncles’ face off against swarm of armed protesters in Hong Kong metro

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Hong Kong’s club-wielding, helmet-clad ‘peaceful’ demonstrators may have met their match, after failing to intimidate four men riding the subway. Video of the confrontation shows the brave commuters facing off with the angry mob. Footage posted to social media shows four men standing defiantly inside a subway car as a group of armed protesters threaten Read More